Tomane, Feauai-Sautia join Wallabies injury list

SYDNEY (AP) Joe Tomane and Chris Feauai-Sautia have been ruled out of Australia's Bledisloe Cup test against New Zealand on Saturday with hamstring soreness.

The wingers join goalkicking center Christian Lealiifano (ankle) and flanker Scott Fardy (eye) on the injury list this week ahead of the Dunedin match. World Cup and Rugby Championship winner New Zealand has already retained the trans-Tasman trophy after taking a 2-0 lead in the Bledisloe Cup 2013 series.

The Australian Rugby Union issued a statement saying Tomane and Feauai-Sautia had "hamstring awareness issues" and wouldn't risk aggravating the problems before departing next week on the Wallabies' five-test tour of Europe.

Uncapped Waratahs winger Peter Betham has been added to the Wallabies squad and will travel to New Zealand on Wednesday with the squad.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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